Laurel L. Williams, DO
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
Phone: 832-822-1900 New Patient Appts. | 832-822-3750 Return Appts./Other
Chief of Psychiatry
Texas Children's Hospital
Division Head, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Director of Residency Training, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Baylor College of Medicine
Associate Professor, Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine
|Baylor College of Medicine||fellowship||Child & Adolescent Psychiatry||2004|
|Baylor College of Medicine||residency||Psychiatry||2002|
|Baylor College of Medicine||internship||Psychiatry||2000|
|University of North Texas||medical school||Doctor of Osteopathy||1999|
Mental health and resiliency is foundational to our overall well-being and health. I work compassionately and collaboratively with young people, their families and the teams involved in their care to provide humanistic person centered care.
Clinical and Research Interests:
Early attachment and adolescent pregnancy
Suicidal and self-injurious behaviors
|Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)||Member (2005 - Current)|
|American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP)||Member (2002 - Current)|
|American Association of Directors of Psychiatric Residency Training (AADPRT), member (2005-current)|
|Houston Association of Women Psychiatrists (HAWP)||Member (2002 - Current)|
|PRITE Editorial Board||Board Member (2016 - Current)|
|Texas Society of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry (TSCP)||Member (2002 - Current)|
Bleiberg, E. Vyas, A. and Williams, L., Section 7: Pediatric Mental Health, Introduction to Pediatric Mental Health Rudolph’s Pediatrics 23rd Edition. 2018; pp 401-402. Editor Mark W Kline.
Saxena, K., Verrico, C.D., Kahlon, R.S., Amin, P.A., Arvind R., Patel, M., Sharp, C., Williams, L. L. & Shah, A. Borderline Features in Youth with Bipolar Spectrum Disorders. Adolescent Psychiatry (Bentham Science). 2017.
Williams, L. Sexson, S. Dingle, A and et al. Practical Applications for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Products in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency Training. Academic Psychiatry. Online Publication September 2015.
Williams, L & Sharp, C. Borderline Personality Disorder in Adolescence: The Case for a Medium Stay Inpatient Treatment. Journal of Psychiatric Practice Volume 19, Number 2, March 2013.
Sharp, C & Carolyn Ha, Crystal Carbone, Sohye Kim, Katie Perry, Laurel Williams, Fonagy, P. Mentalizing in adolescent inpatients with borderline traits: Treatment effects. Journal of Personality Disorders 2012.
Williams, L., Fonagy, P., Target, M., Fearon, P., Sargent, J., Bleiberg, E., McGregor, J. 2006. Handbook of Mentalization-Based Treatment, Chapter 11: Training Psychiatry Residents in Mentalization-Based Therapy; pp. 223-232. Editors Allen & Fonagy.
Fearon, P., Target, M., Sargent, J., Williams, L., McGregor, J., Bleiberg, E., Fonagy, P. 2006. Handbook of Mentalization-Based Treatment, Chapter 10: Short-term Mentalization and Relational Therapy (SMART): An Integrative Family Therapy for Children and Adolescents; pp. 201-222. Editors Allen & Fonagy.